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Definitions for astonishing
əˈstɒn ɪ ʃɪŋas·ton·ish·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amazing, astonishingadjective

    surprising greatly

    "she does an amazing amount of work"; "the dog was capable of astonishing tricks"

  2. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefyingadjective

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

Wiktionary

  1. astonishingadjective

    Causing astonishment in; causing to be astonished.

Wikipedia

  1. astonishing

    The Astonishing is the thirteenth studio album by American progressive metal band Dream Theater, released on January 29, 2016 through Roadrunner Records. It is the band's second concept album, with a story conceived by guitarist John Petrucci and music written by Petrucci and keyboardist Jordan Rudess. Composer David Campbell assisted with orchestrating the album's strings and choirs. The band recorded their parts for the album throughout 2015 at Cove City Sound Studios in Long Island, New York, with the exception of vocals, which were recorded in Canada. Mixing and sound engineering were performed by the band's longtime collaborator, Richard Chycki, with Petrucci producing. The Astonishing is set in a dystopian future United States and follows the Ravenskill Rebel Militia in their efforts to defy the Great Northern Empire of the Americas using the magical power of music. It was inspired by contemporary fantasy and science fiction franchises such as Game of Thrones and Star Wars, as well as Petrucci's observations on the ubiquity of technological automation in modern-day society. In their effort to match the album's narrative, Dream Theater wrote songs in a wide variety of styles ranging from mellow ballads to their more conventional progressive metal sound. Leading up to The Astonishing's release, the band marketed the album with its own website, fan mailing lists, and trailer. It debuted in the top ten of nine countries and became the first Dream Theater album to reach number one on the US Billboard Rock Chart. It has received generally favorable reviews from music critics, and the band toured to support the album throughout most of 2016.

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  1. astonishing

    Astonishing refers to something that is extremely surprising, impressive, or remarkable, causing a great amount of wonder or amazement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astonishing

    of Astonish

  2. Astonishingadjective

    very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; as, an astonishing event

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astonishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of astonishing in a Sentence

  1. Mitchell IV andBryan Nehman:

    That is astonishing. Absolutely astonishing. This school needs to be shut down, if we have half the kids in the school that are below a 0.13. Not a 1.3, people. A 0.13, that school needs to be shut down. It’s not doing its job.

  2. Margaret Fuller:

    It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

  3. Chris Scott:

    It is astonishing to see how the ripples caused by man-made explosions can affect the edge of space. Each raid released the energy of at least 300 lightning strikes, the sheer power involved has allowed us to quantify how events on the Earth’s surface can also affect the ionosphere.

  4. Noah Bookbinder:

    President Trump's decision to award the G-7 Conference to President Trump own property was outrageous, corrupt and a constitutional violation. It was stunningly corrupt even for a stunningly corrupt administration, president Trump reversal of that decision is a bow to reality, but does not change how astonishing it was that a president ever thought this was appropriate, or that it was something he could get away with.

  5. Paul Dergarabedian:

    Its really difficult for a director to become a superstar whose name gets people in theater, and Jordan Peele has done just that, hes a superstar director with a brand all his own, and thats with two feature films under his belt. Thats pretty astonishing. That just doesnt happen.

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